Youth Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2131

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 12/04/2015

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Actors: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Mark Kozelek

Plot: Two old friends, a retired composer and conductor, the other a director about to finish one last, great project, find themselves on vacation at the alps. There they examine and talk about the young people around them: their children, their staff, the hotel employees - even as both face an unexpected development in their respective lives. -- Chris Kavan

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3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019

Good, but far from brilliant, "Youth" has depth that unfortunately fails to stand out over its peculiar surface beauty and style.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 03/31/2016

"Youth" is a visual beauty of a film, that's basically show and don't tell. This is the definition of art, with it's gorgeous cinematography and how the film explores love, humanity, wisdom and pain in it's main story. Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Harvey Keitel all give terrific performances.

The movie dose have some pacing issues as I felt like some scenes dragged out a little bit, but I'm not sure if that's done on purpose or by mistake since this movie is out of it's mind when it comes to it's style of film making. Some people may think that this movie is too pretentious (some of the reviews I've seen), but I didn't think it was and it didn't bother me that much.

I highly recommend seeing "Youth" if you like movies that are dreamlike and very focus on it's visuals.

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cinegeek.de - wrote on 03/07/2016

Youth ist eine bombastische dramatische Komödie über kleine Gefühle. Unwesentliche Gesten und belanglose Routine erhält hier übermässigen Wert. Keiner der Charaktere hat mehr Weisheit als jeder Durchschnitts-Typ. In diesem Sinne ist Youth ein anti elegischer Film, in dem die Figuren über ganz banale Gefühle senieren: Selbst-Liebe, Stolz, Schuld. Letztlich realisieren sie, dass ihre Sicht auf die Dinge letztlich nur ihren besonderen Umständen entspricht. Paolo Sorrentino hinterlässt uns Zuschauer mit der Bestimmtheit, dass wir nicht nur genauso viel wissen wie die Figuren, sondern vermutlich mehr. Youth gipfelt mit einem wundervollen Medley, das den Titel trägt "Simple Songs": "I've got a feeling. I live near. I live for you now." Nichts könnte besser passen zu diesem grossen …

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